Rig: Al Doha

Name Al Doha
Owner Star Matrix
Manager Star Matrix
Rig Type Jackup
Sub Type Independent Leg Cantilever
Jackup Type Standard
Max Water Depth (ft) 250
Max Drill Depth (ft) 20000
Dimensions (ft) 193.6 x 183.7 x 21.6
Leg Length (ft) 364.2
Competitive Yes

Current Location

Country Qatar
Region Middle East

Drilling Equipment

Drawworks Type National Oilwell Varco 1320 UE
Drawworks HP 2000
Mud Pumps Type National Oilwell Varco 12-P-160 Triplex
Top Drive National Oilwell Varco TDS-3
Hookload Capacity (lbs) 1333000

Rig Construction Details

Rig Design Mitsubishi
Rig Model MD-T76J-VIII
Year Built 1981
Country of Build Japan
Yard Name Hiroshima Shipyard & Engine Works
Group Yard Name Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.

Rig Contract Details

Operating Status Retired


5 Jun 2013

Qatar Petroleum awards new contracts to two GDI rigs

Qatar Petroleum has awarded contract extensions to two Gulf Drilling International (GDI) rigs currently working for the company in Qatar. The ‘Al-Doha’ and ‘Al-Zubarah’ jackup rigs have both been awarded new five year contracts, which will see both units employed on Qatar Petroleum’s offshore fields through to mid-2018 with a combined contract value of QAR 1.7 billion (US$466.51 million). GDI currently has six jackup rigs operating in Qatar with further units being delivered in 2013 and 2014 both of which are expected to also be contracted for operations in the country.

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